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CT – Controlling Larger Combatants Overcoming Size Differences  for Female Enforcers

Hartford CT Police Department  
L.O.C.K.U.P.® Police Training – Controlling Larger Combatants
Overcoming Size Differences  for Female Enforcers
May 17 – 19, 2023
0830 – 1630

 This three-day course is designed to address violent encounters dealing with suspects of larger stature. When attempting control larger suspects, size and strength differentials necessitate+ combat strategies less reliant on pure upper body strength. The concepts and techniques can be utilized by any officer addressing a larger suspect. The days are hands-on and mentally challenging.   Officers train and drill wearing vest, gun belt and long pants because anything else makes no sense.

Officers learn:

  • L.O.C.K.U.P. Police Training System and Principles
  • Risk Assessment and Threat Indicators
  • Ground Fighting Counter Measures
  • Fear Management and Control
  • Controlling Techniques and Fatigue
  • Understanding Weapon Integration
  • Decisive Takedown Manipulations
  • Active Diffusion Strategies
  • Team Approach and Strategies
  • Understanding Mass / Power and Kinetic Energy
  • Overcoming/ Understanding Size Challenges
  • Using Your Size to Your Benefit
  • Proper Weapon and Target Selection
  • Taser to Physical Control

And more….


  • BDU Style Pants
  • Boots w ankle Support
  • Red Gun / Full Gun belt
  • Handcuffs and keys

This course saved my life!
Dep. S. E. – St Johns FL PD

Course Flier

ONLY $695.00

Hartford Police Academy
50 Williams St. Hartford, CT 06120
Host Contact:
Lt. Robert Shelby / 860-757-4213


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